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by bogatyr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Hearing loss in children and ASL [American Sign Language]
Replies: 8
Views: 1181

Re: Hearing loss in children and ASL

If cost is an issue, I would check out Signing Time from the public library. Each video doesn't contain very many signs, so you could probably master each one in the week that the library lets you have it.
by bogatyr
Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V
Replies: 3372
Views: 1496532

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V

I'm reading One For the Books by Joe Queenan. It's basically a memoir about his addiction to books. He has good takes on bookstores, book clubs, giving books as gifts, audiobooks and so forth. Rather humorous. What I think is most interesting though is all the books and authors that he mentions that...
by bogatyr
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do you purchase funds (avoid market timing)?
Replies: 21
Views: 1398

Re: How do you purchase funds (avoid market timing)?

Thanks for all the great responses. I guess my thought process has been most similar to what stan1 says he does. Rodc, you are correct that for me it is mostly a psychology question. I should probably do what most of you recommended and just buy and not worry about it. I use ETFs instead of mutual f...
by bogatyr
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do you purchase funds (avoid market timing)?
Replies: 21
Views: 1398

How do you purchase funds (avoid market timing)?

Hello. New poster here. I've searched the forum but didn't immediately find this question exactly addressed. I fund my Roth IRA at the beginning of the year in a lump sum. Since my portfolio is entirely ETFs, I can place limit orders on the purchase price. So this year the money hadn't got from my c...
by bogatyr
Tue Jan 01, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What was your 2012 return?
Replies: 275
Views: 26012

Re: What was your 2012 return?

XIRR says 13.37%

76% equities, 24% bonds